Your Denver Roof and Weather Cycles

Ice, snow and the freeze/thaw weather cycle are prevalent in Denver and surrounding mountain areas.

The freeze/thaw weather cycle means that roofing materials are absorbing moisture which freezes and expands, breaking down those materials. When that moisture melts, it leaves gaps and cracks that are now bigger than before, just allowing even greater water intrusion and more damage during the next cycle.

One Cause:
Insulated roof systems, by holding heat in the summer, can actually cause shingles to break down faster than normal.

One Solution:
Steel roofing does not absorb moisture, leaving it impervious to the freeze / thaw weather cycle.

Another Cause:
Traditional shingles and wood shakes have open horizontal gaps where the shingles are held in place by gravity or a failure-prone sealant.

The Same Solution:
Quality steel roofs feature interlocks between the panels that do not allow water intrusion.

As your Denver local, metal roofing experts, Colorado Metal Roofing, LLC is ready to help answer your questions about protecting your home from the damaging weather cycles we experience in Colorado.

Ask the Expert: Todd Miller

Todd Miller, roofing expertTodd Miller is President of Isaiah Industries, an organization that is recognized as one of the world’s leading metal roofing manufacturers, and manufacturer of Classic Metal Roofing Systems.

Todd has over 30 years of experience in residential metal roofing and is internationally recognized as a roofing and ventilation expert. Passionate about using his experience to help homeowners make the best roofing decision for them, he can help you navigate the issues encountered in roofing or reroofing your home or commercial property.

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